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Articles with the Tag: Rodeo

Mission Mountain Rodeo comes to Polson June 26, 27 Mission Mountain Rodeo comes to Polson June 26, 27

POLSON — Mark your calendars and dig out your dancing boots because the Mission Mountain Northern Rodeo Association Rodeo is coming Friday and Saturday, June 26 and 27.  Don’t miss children beginning their rodeo careers riding big wooly sheep or mini bulls as performances start with the k...

Mission Valley rodeo athletes compete Mission Valley rodeo athletes compete

Hallie Sohr of Ronan represented the Mission Valley well during the Montana High School Rodeo Association event held last weekend in Drummond, coming home with the breakaway jackpot. The rodeo was the final qualifier for state, which will be held in Kalispell’s Majestic Valley Arena June 9-14. Also com...

Mission student signs with Bobcat rodeo team Mission student signs with Bobcat rodeo team

ST. IGNATIUS — Will Powell was only 7 years old when he learned to team rope. By age 9, he was team roping competitively, adding calf roping and steer wrestling —  “chute dogging” —during his high school rodeo years.  The Mission High School senior is set to graduat...

Montana State University alumni compete at National Finals Rodeo

News from Montana State University BOZEMAN – Three cowboys who once wore the blue and gold vests of the Montana State University Rodeo Team are competing in the 2014 National Finals Rodeo, regarded as the country’s leading rodeo event. The event began Thursday and runs through Dec. 13 in Las V...

Student athletes ride, rope Student athletes ride, rope

POLSON — High school cowgirls and cowboys, including junior competitors, gathered at the Polson Fairgrounds on Sept. 13 and 14 for Polson’s fall rodeo. The athletes also competed in Boulder and Broadus on Sept. 27 and 28, and will travel to Hamilton’s rodeo Oct. 4 and 5.  Results...

Polson girl gets her dream horse Polson girl gets her dream horse

POLSON — Although it sounds like a movie, this is a story about a girl who loves horses and a young horse who trusts her. It all began with Dixon rancher Jerry Hamel, who bought a mare with a colt at an estate sale. The colt was out of Carl Moss’ stud, Hamel said, and was out of a McConnell...

Go for Broke Go for Broke

RONAN – Three men succeeded in breaking previously untouched colts in a four-hour time span at the Ronan rodeo arena over the weekend, but one trainer’s superior showmanship brought the crowd to its feet and won over the judges to bring home the buckle.  Sparky Wallace of Fairfield was na...

Ronan Pioneer Days traditions continue to blaze trails of family fun Ronan Pioneer Days traditions continue to blaze trails of family fun

The poor pig didn’t know what hit it. After spending the day in a trailer, it was released into the rodeo arena in Ronan, and rooted around in the dirt nonchalantly as hundreds of people watched. A menacing horde of middle school children loomed in the background.  At the sound of the announcer...

Round Pen Shoot Out comes to town

RONAN — Taking an unbroken colt and turning it into a rideable horse can take months or even years at a normal pace, but three experienced horse trainers will step into a Ronan rodeo arena this weekend with intent to do the impossible: break a horse in three hours.  The Rocky Mountain Breeders ...

Arlee Rodeo 2014 results announced

Results of the 2014 Arlee Rodeo, held  July 4 at the Arlee Rodeo Arena, are:   Bareback  1. Kyle Delaney (Polson) 74  2. Dusty Morigeau (Dixon) 69  Stock Saddle Riding  1. Garret Smith (Deer Lodge) 74  2. Dusty Morigeau (Dixon) 69  Steer Wres...

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